| Jun 24, 2011
| 2:31 PM
For many news outlets, Alaska is a long way from home -- but for some covering the imminent transfer of a female polar bear cub from the Alaska Zoo in Anchorage to the Louisville Zoo in Kentucky, it’s a foreign country.
MSN.com, which features news...
| Jun 24, 2011
| 3:55 PM
On Friday, Qannik the polar bear held forth in her temporary home at the Alaska Zoo.
She swatted ice in a plastic bucket, rubbed her ivory fur in the dirt and playfully attacked an empty plastic barrel as an audience of zoo visitors, officials and...
| Jul 14, 2011
| 1:32 PM
ConocoPhillips, the nation's third-largest oil company, says it will split itself into two separate publicly traded companies and its CEO and Chairman Jim Mulva plans to retire once the transaction is complete.
Its shares jumped almost 5 percent in...
| Jul 14, 2011
| 5:56 PM
Things are shaking up in the ConocoPhillips house as the company prepares for the biggest oil divorce to date.
The oil giant has decided to separate the refining and production branches of the company into two separate standalone corporations.
| Mar 10, 2011
| 7:21 PM
It could take weeks for lawmakers to advance Governor Parnell's plan to cut oil taxes. The Senate has a lot of questions and with just over a month left in session, they could be cutting it close.
Parnell tried Thursday during a press briefing to...
| Mar 17, 2011
| 1:27 PM
ConocoPhillips says the ongoing crisis in Japan does not change the company's plans to mothball the Kenai liquefied natural gas plant.
Company spokesperson Natalie Lowman said Wednesday they still plan to end exports to Tokyo Electric and Tokyo Gas this...
| Aug 6, 2011
| 2:37 PM
Former Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy standout Andrea Kropp is looking golden at this weekend's 2011 ConocoPhillips USA Swimming National Championships at Stanford University's Avery Aquatic Center.
Or maybe bronze is a more accurate description.
| Aug 9, 2011
GLENDALE — Andrea Kropp turned in a repeat performance on Saturday that assured her of a first-time trip.
After what the former standout swimmer at Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy accomplished in the 200-meter breaststroke on Saturday night at...
| Aug 23, 2011
| 6:48 PM
The head of NOAA, Dr. Jane Lubchenco, is in town. She’s one of President Barack Obama's top environmental scientists and has the influence in Washington D.C. to affect major decisions involving Alaska’s resources.
Lubchenco is covering a...
| Oct 28, 2011
| 10:12 PM
State lawmakers and many in the state’s oil and gas industry are still dissecting a speech Governor Sean Parnell gave to the Alaska Oil and Gas Association on Thursday in Anchorage.
The governor told industry leaders that a gas line to the Lower 48...
| Nov 16, 2011
| 2:25 PM
Oil producers, including BP and ConocoPhillips, painted a grim picture of Alaska's North Slope petroleum industry during a Wednesday gathering of the Resource Development Council, an industry group.
BP told the gathering that it plans to invest $700...
| Dec 2, 2011
| 12:52 PM
A federal judge ruled Friday that environmental agencies in Washington have failed to regulate pollution coming from five oil refineries operating in the state. The Washington Department of Ecology, Northwest Clean Air Agency, and Puget Sound Clean Air...